study of wood

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  • Xylology — Xy*lol o*gy, n. [Pref. xylo + logy.] The branch of dendrology treating of the gross and minute structure of wood. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xylology — means the study of wood . It is composed of xylo (derived from the Greek xylon = wood ) and logy , meaning science of , study of . Actually this term is hardly ever used, and is not closely defined. Note the use in palaeoxylology = the study of… …   Wikipedia

  • xylology — noun the study of wood. A term that is rarely used, but see palaeoxylology …   Wiktionary

  • xylology — xy·lol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • xylology — The study of wood or of the structure of wood …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • xylology — zīˈläləjē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary xyl + logy : a branch of dendrology dealing with the gross and the minute structure of wood * * * xylolˈogy noun The study of the structure of wood • • • Main Entry: ↑xylo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood — Wooden redirects here. For other uses, see Wooden (disambiguation). Heartwood redirects here. For other uses, see Heartwood (disambiguation). This article is about the substance. For small forests, see woodland. For wood as a commodity, see… …   Wikipedia

  • Dendrology — Leaf shape is the most common tool used to identify trees Dendrology (Ancient Greek: δένδρον, dendron, tree ; and Ancient Greek: λογία, logia, science of or study of) or xylology (Ancient Greek: ξύλον …   Wikipedia

  • List of sciences ending in -logy — The sciences in the following list have names formed with the suffix logy . Words ending in logy which are not sciences can be found in the list of non sciences ending in logy. A*Acarology, the study of ticks and mites *Actinobiology, the study… …   Wikipedia

  • Outline of botany — See also: Index of botany articles The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to botany: Botany – biological discipline which involves the study of plants. Contents 1 Essence of botany 2 Branches of botany 2.1 …   Wikipedia

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